Forecasting and Demand

This is a two Part assignment. Place the references for each part immediately following the question they pertain to.
(1) Describe the difference between financial planning and strategic planning. Make sure you use a minimum of two sources and a minimum of 250 words.
(2)The following exercise introduces you to supply chain management strategies and collaboration in a team setting.
Complete the exercise, Interactive Analysis: Creating Value Through Operations. (transcript attached)
Consider what you learned in the experience and respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words and two references.
How does Amazon’s supply chain work?
How has Amazon’s supply chain given it a competitive advantage?
In the exercise, what additional research should the consulting team gather and analyze?
In the exercise, what process should the consulting team recommend for solving the internal risks to the supply chain and mitigating the conflict between labor and senior management?